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Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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  1. "Good company but..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oslo (Norway)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oslo (Norway)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Aker Solutions part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working, opportunities to learn, friendly environment

    Cons

    Poor management, no carrier growth; only gives opportunities when there are lots of projects


  2. "Very good company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good management support,good exposure to gain knowledge.

    Cons

    salary package is very less compared to other companies.

    Advice to Management

    Be involved in indian operations.


  3. "When it's good....."

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    Former Employee - Subsea Systems Engineer in Lysaker (Norway)
    Former Employee - Subsea Systems Engineer in Lysaker (Norway)

    I worked at Aker Solutions (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well paided when everything is going well

    Cons

    Don't learn from their mistakes, appalling HR

    Advice to Management

    Learn from errors made in previous projects do they are not repeated


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  5. "Overall good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture, Seniors, Safety, Opportunities, growth

    Cons

    No major cons less salary

    Advice to Management

    -


  6. "Production Planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Planner in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Production Planner in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    environment and team.

    Cons

    Under qualified individuals in other departments.


  7. "mechanical engineer"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good work exposure and working team

    Cons

    repetitive work, uneven work distribution


  8. "CEO"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Open culture, Opportunities for learning & career growth, Excellent work-life balance.

    Cons

    Inertia to change, complex matrix continuously changing organisation structure.

    Advice to Management

    Need to act fast & carry all, not to remain head quarter centric for decision making & driving a change.


  9. "Work-Pack Manager"

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    Former Employee - Work Pack Manager in Oslo (Norway)
    Former Employee - Work Pack Manager in Oslo (Norway)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, culture, job safety, work hours, and benefits

    Cons

    Career progress is not taken seriously. The company is bellow average when it comes to compensation

    Advice to Management

    Be mindful of creating opportunities to excel for employees.


  10. "Workover System Integrity Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Workover Systems Integrity Engineer in Fornebu (Norway)
    Former Employee - Workover Systems Integrity Engineer in Fornebu (Norway)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging projects and good work environment.

    Cons

    Company displayed an attitude towards the employees of being dispensable, always bept in ignorance.

    Advice to Management

    Management don't have an attitude of helping staff to grow and progress.


  11. "Principal Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Lysaker (Norway)
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Lysaker (Norway)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people and company to grow in.

    Cons

    industry has significant fluctuations that affect the organization's management and operations



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